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Bufiles contain no identifiable derogatory information
concerning subject. By letter dated 4 - 3-63 subject expressed
thanks for the Bureau's suggestions for possible FBI exhibit
participation in the United States Pavilion of the New York
World 's Fair. That letter indicates subject is Assistant
Commissi oner. United States Commission, New York World's Fair.
In accordance with your request # authority is granted
for you to interview subject. In view of his responsible^ position,
your approach to him should be in the nature of determining whether
he has any knowledge that members of the American National Exhibition
were approached by the Soviets. Such an approach should enable
you to ascertain whether Soviets attempted to compromise or recruit
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Subject participated in the American National Exhibition,
representing the George Nelson Company, New York City, an engineering
firm « In view of information from Bureau sources that Soviets made
extensive efforts to recruit members of this exhibition, subject
should be interviewed •
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GSA GEN. REG. N<£ 2?V
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
NEW YORK (I
PHILIP B. GEORGE, JR.
(VISIT OF AMERICAN"'NATIONAL
EXHIBITION COMMITTEE TO USSR, 1959)
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Re WFO letter to Bureau, 9/4/62, enclosing list of
individuals who had indicated their intention to travel to
Moscow in 1959. Relet requested that individual cases be
opened for preliminary investigation and recommendations
concerning interview. Among the individuals listed was
PHILIP B, GEORGE, JR. eund NY indices do not reflect that he
has been interviewed.
GEORGE’S date of birth was listed as 7/22/23, his address
as 150 East 50th Street, NYC, and his employment as George Nelson
DANIEL MITCHELL, corporate secretary, George Nelson Company,
25 East 22nd Street, NYC, on 7/8/63, advised SA BURRELL D. LEASE
that PHILIP GEORGE left this company in March, 1962, and his \
address was 411 East 58th Street, NYC. Mr. MITCHELL said his I\IV
records show that GEORGE’S business phone now is LT 1-6611.
An anonymous phone call on 7/12/63, by SA LEASE to this
number reflected that LT 1-6611 is that of the United States
Commission'for the New York World 1 s Fair, 60 West 49th Street,
Miss LOIS COLLINS, receptionist, US Commission, NY World’s
Fair, Room 909, 60 West 49th Street, NYC, on 7/17/63, advised
SA LEASE that PHILIP GEORGE is an Assistant Commissioner who lives
at 411 East 58th Street, NYC.
EZIO PISANI MASSAMORILE, 430 East 58th Street, NYC, on
^ 7 7/17/63,• advised SA LEASE that he is superintendent at 411 East
58th Street, NYC, and is aware that Mr. GEORGE lives at the
latter address, although he is not acquainted
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In Reply , Please Refer to
ED STATES DEPARTMENT OWUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
New York, Hex? York
October 2 . 1963
Philip B. George, Jr.
(Visit of American
Committee to Union of
Soviet Socialist Republics,
Philip B. George, Jr.. 4ll East 58 th Street,
lieu York, New York, Assistant Commissioner, United States
Commission, New York World's Fair, 60 West 49th Street,
New York, New York, advised Special Agent (Sii) Robert
Vanderhoven on September 18 , 1963:, that he was in charge
of the crew of employees from the George Nelson Company of
25 East 22nd Street, New York, New York, who were sent
by said company to work on the American National Exhibition
in Moscow, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), in
Mr. George stated that he had never been approached
by any Soviet nationo.1 and he knew of no other employees
of the Exhibit of his acquaintance having been approached
in such a manner which would Indicate compromise on his
or their part or of a nature which would not have been
in the best interest of the United States.
I-Ir. George stated that the only unusual incident
was when a young male Russian, claiming to be a student
architect, approached him and several of his colleagues
on a Moscow street. This unknown Russian tried to engage
in conversation with them stating he knew they were architects.
Mr. George advised that he never learned how this young
Soviet knew that he and his colleagues were in fact architects,
and he never saw nor heard of the young Russian again.
This document contains neither recommendations
nor conclusions of the FBI. It is the property of the
FBI and is loaned to your agency,* it and its contents
are not to be distributed cutside your agency.
Ty pe of Search Requested:
I 1 Restricted to Locality of-
I I Exact Name Onl y (On the Nose)
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GSA GEN. REG. NO. 27
SAC, NEW YORK!
PHILIP B^ GEORGE, JR.
(VISIT' OP AMERICAN
COMMITTEE TO USSR, 1959)
ReNYlet to .the Bureau, 7 / 25 / 63 , captioned
matter. Bureau letter to NY, 8 / 7 / 63 , captioned matter.
Enclosed are the original and four (4) copies
for the Bureau and one (l) copy for WPO of a LHM dated
and captioned as above. One (l) copy is being furnished
to WPO inasmuch as that office is origin in the case
entitled "VISIT OP AMERICAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION COMMITTEE
TO USSR, 1-959."
The Jurisdiction and responsibility of the
Bureau in the internal security field were explained to
GEORGE and he appeared completely cooperative.
GEORGE stated that he would immediately
notify the PBI if ever he is contacted or receives infor¬
mation of contacts by Soviet nationals.
In accordance with instructions set forth in
reBulet, New York's approach to GEORGE was made in the
nature of determining whether he hat any knowledge that
members of the American National Exhibition were approached
by the Soviets.
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Records of the Credit Bureau of Greater New York, as
made available on 7/12/63, by Miss PAULINE DE FIORE to IC THOMAS
D. MULLARKEY, reflect a satisfactory credit record far subject.
Records of the Bureau of Criminal Identification and
of the Bureau of Special Services, NYCPD, as caused to be checked
on 7/14/63, by SA AUGUST J. MICEK, reflect no information identi¬
fiable with the subject.
Records of the New York State Department of Motor
Vehicles, NYC, as checked on 7/12/63, by IC ANTHONY AMOROSO
reflect no information concerning the subject.
NY indices contain no pertinent information concerning
Bureau permission is requested to interview the subject
in accordance with instructions in relet.